Best Apps 2018

Best Apps 2018   Do you run your life from your phone? These are the apps I go to over and over.   The following are in no particular order. TED: I am a TED junkie. I love the information and listen daily. This app will put talks in my feed I would not have normally chosen and I have …

Pear Pomegranate Clafoutis Recipe

Pear Pomegranate Clafoutis Recipe Seriously healthy enough to eat for breakfast and so simple to make. Does it get any better? My family celebrates Thanksgiving a week early so that we can prep for our annual Calm Black Friday event. This is the perfect time of year to serve this dessert that has been enjoyed by all. Pear Pomegranate Clafoutis …

Magnesium During Pregnancy

  Should we call these quick questions of the day? Here’s a question that came in today about magnesium: Is it safe to use while I’m pregnant? Oh my goodness, yes! So let’s talk a little bit about magnesium and pregnancy and what it does for the baby. As the baby comes down the birth canal, that head needs to …

16 Lessons Learned After 16 Years of Business

16 years ago today I was making a bar of soap for the first time. Never realizing what it would lead too. It has not been all sunshine and roses though so I wanted to share what I have learned.   It always comes down to relationships Surround yourself with people who are smart Sometimes you have to end a …

Vitamin D: What You’re Missing

Vitamin D: What You’re Missing Here’s the scoop. I am super worried about your vitamin d status. Truth is, your doctor has probably only been testing for stored levels of vitamin d, and that’s only part of the story. Your body has not only stored levels of vitamin d, but you actually have something called active vitamin d. And trust …

1 Ingredient To Avoid In Your Supplements

1 ingredient to avoid in your supplements Seattle was such a fun magnesium class. It was a small class so we were able to dive a little deeper. One of the topics we got into was synthetic vitamins. My goal with everything I buy to boost my health is a long-term investment. Synthetic vitamins simply cannot play the role that the real …

Facial Créme

I used to be so terrified of moisturizing my face. I thought it would just turn me into a greasy, oily mess. When I turned about 18, I realized that moisturizer is one of the most important steps in skin care. Luckily for you, my absolute favorite moisturizer is our Facial Crème. This stuff is packed full of amazing things …

Acerola + Ceylon Immune Drop Recipe

  Acerola + Ceylon Immune Drop Recipe 1/2 cup coconut oil 1 teaspoon Ceylon cinnamon  1/4 – 1/3 cup of acerola cherry powder 1/2 cup raw local honey Mix cinnamon and acerola into softened coconut oil, then add honey. Spoon drop or pipe into small bite size circles on cookie sheet and place in the freezer until hard. Flash freeze …

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You’re the Strong One: Redefining Sensitivity

You’re the Strong One: Redefining Sensitivity   Dear You. Whoever you are, and wherever you are. This is for you.   It is time to redefine the role of sensitivity.   It’s not for the weak.   It’s not for the irrational.   It’s not for the passive people that let their lives be ruled by others.   It’s for …

12 Qualities to Cultivate Health

12 Qualities to Cultivate Health Stick to it: Stopping and starting is slowly killing you. Stick to it on the hard days. Stick to it on the long days and especially stick to it on the fun days. Winston Churchill said, “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” Willingness to stomp …